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    • Walk & Learn for Wellness: Implementing an Employee Wellness Program 

      Brett, Kelsey; Martin, Lisa (2016-04-21)
      Presented the planning and results of an employee wellness program at the University of Houston Libraries. The wellness program included a walking challenge, a lunch and learn series, and the purchase of a treadmill desk ...
    • Water Coning: A Mitigation Investigation 

      Acosta, Christopher (2018)
      This undergraduate level research covers an analysis in the reservoir phenomenon known as water conning. The question being explored is if there exist a scenario where a dual well completion versus a single well completion ...
    • Web Accessibility: Practical Advice for the Library and Information Professional 

      Vacek, Rachel (Reference & User Services Association, 2009)
      The article reviews the book "Web Accessibility: Practical Advice for the Library and Information Professional," edited by Jenny Craven.
    • Web-based intervention to change perceived norms of college student alcohol use and sexual behavior on Spring Break 

      Patrick, Megan E.; Lee, Christine M.; Neighbors, Clayton (Addictive Behaviors, 2014-03)
      The purpose of the present study was to evaluate an adapted web-based multi-component personalized feedback intervention to reduce college student alcohol use and risky sexual behavior during Spring Break. This is one of ...
    • Web-Scale Discovery: Post Implementation 

      Vacek, Rachel; Guajardo, Richard (2012-04-20)
      Discovery services provide users a single search box to access a library’s entire preindexed collection. Representatives from two academic libraries serving different user populations will discuss marketing, instructing ...
    • Weeding QA 

      Warren, Mea (2016-06-12)
      The QA call number range at the M.D. Anderson Library at the University of Houston physical collection was in dire need of weeding and curating. Since there had been no prior weeding done at the library, the weeding began ...
    • What is a Clear Picture? Human Sensitivity to Noise in Natural Images. 

      Potthast, Markus (2018)
      This study examines the neurological underpinnings that are responsible for human's perceptions of clarity, through the identification and classification of various image features that influence this perception. A total ...
    • What's In Your Soil: Investigation of Pathogenic CDI in Soil 

      Al Ameri, May; McPherson, Jacob; Lancaster, Chris; Alam, Jahangair (2017)
      Clostridium deficile (CD) is anaerobic bacteria that consider as a normal intestinal micro flora. It is the primary cause of nosocomial diarrhea in industrialized countries. We herein hypothesized that fecal contamination ...
    • Wheelchair Rugby Practitioners Perspectives on Academic Research 

      Bustos, Veronica; Rosales, Cinthia (2017)
      Marketing research in able-bodied sports is limited (Speed & Thompson, 2000) as well as in disability sports (Shapiro & Pitts, 2014). Athletes believe they are underrepresented by able-bodied researchers (Kitchin, 2000). ...
    • Who? What? Why? When? A Tale of ETD Metadata 

      Long, Kara; Lyon, Colleen; Park, Kristi; Potvin, Sarah; Rivero, Monica; Thompson, Santi (2015-01-12)
      Early proponents of ETDs argued that moving from print to electronic format would make “these works more readily accessible to other scholars,” raising the specter that “...theses and dissertations lie moldering in library ...
    • Why IQ is not a covariate in cognitive studies of neurodevelopmental disorders 

      Dennis, Maureen; Francis, David J.; Cirino, Paul T.; Schachar, Russell; Barnes, Marcia A.; Fletcher, Jack M. (Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 2009-05)
      IQ scores are volatile indices of global functional outcome, the final common path of an individual's genes, biology, cognition, education, and experiences. In studying neurocognitive outcomes in children with neurodevelopmental ...
    • Will Burns 

      Burns, Will (2014-09-17)
      Will Burns (PhD, Fiction) received his BA from the University of Arkansas and his MFA from The New School in NYC. He is a part- time chess instructor and used to be a cashier. His car broke down while moving to Houston. ...
    • Willy Joel 

      Thomas, Lauren (2018-04-25)
      This is an oral history interview with Willy Joel about his experiences during and after Hurricane Harvey. Mr. Joel was interviewed on March 25, 2018, at my home. My interviewee retells his story of how he found out about ...
    • Wireless All-in-One Small Programmable (WASP) Data Logger 

      Elizalde, Diego; Ferrufino, Hosbaldo; Garay, Humerto; Hoffner, Jordan; Nguyen, Christian (2017)
      Data acquisition devices are used every day by engineers and scientists in nearly every industry. These devices are used for things such as research and analysis, design validation and verification, manufacturing and quality ...
    • Women's Perceptions of the Capabilities of Athletes with Disabilities 

      Jilani, Misbah; Patel, Priyanka (2018)
      People with disabilities face public perceptions of lesser capabilities (Bourke & Waite 2013) or that they’re inspiring/superhuman for accomplishing simple goals (Berger, 2008). These are forms of prejudice, but little ...
    • XIAP & Phactr 4: NOVEL AMPK DOWNSTREAM TARGETS IN PROSTATE CANCER 

      Sabu Kurian, Anna (5.2019)
      Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer related death in American men. The androgen receptor (AR), a nuclear receptor, is the central driver of prostate cancer. AR interacts with specific androgen response ...
    • Yoga Research Trends in Caregiver Burnout Syndrome 

      Chavez, Stephanie (2017)
      From 2000-2011 the average number of research publications on the effects on yoga and trauma was 15%; from 2012-2017, the average was 86%, showing a steady increase. Yoga, overall also reduces symptoms of burnout, stress, ...
    • You Are Not Alone: Statistics from Bridge2Hyku’s digital collections environment data collection survey 

      Crocken, Todd; Washington, Anne; Watkins, Sean; Weidner, Andrew (2018-05-16)
      As part of the deliverables for phase one of the Bridge2Hyku [B2H] project, funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (LG-70-17-0217-17), the project team at the University of Houston surveyed grant partner ...
    • You may also like: Machine-learning algorithms for collection recommendations 

      Xiao, Jingshan; Gao, Wenli (2019)
      Traditional collection development relies heavily on human input, with librarians relying on reviews and subject selection lists, and through user requests. With the development of machine learning, more and more businesses ...
    • Young adult veteran perceptions of peers' drinking behavior and attitudes 

      Pedersen, Eric R.; Marshall, Grant N.; Schell, Terry L.; Neighbors, Clayton (Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 2016-02)
      Social norms-based interventions have shown promise in reducing drinking behavior and resulting consequences in young adults. Although most research has focused on young civilians (i.e., college students), some studies ...